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Things You Should Do At Least Once A Year

Just handling day-to-day tasks can be a monster achievement! But sometimes it can be even harder to keep tabs on those to-dos that only need annual attention. So here's a list of items you should do at least once a year. First is a trip to your doctor. Although you probably don’t need an annual...
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Keep Your Sponges Fresher Longer By Using A Binder Clip

Kitchen sponges are notorious for turning nasty relatively quickly. Sponges, which are filled with tons of pores, can collect grossness and gunk from your dishes and flatware. That gunk plus moisture equals bacteria and mildew. Before you know it, your sponge is nasty. While you’ve probably heard...
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The Water On Most Airlines Is Unsafe To Consume

The approaching holidays means many of us will be traveling to spend time them with friends and family. If your travel involves taking an airplane, be care about using the water on-board. A shocking study reveals the quality of drinking water varies by airline, so much so that some airline water...
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Has Coconut Water Been Over-Hyped?

Coconut water has been hailed as a healthy alternative to sugary fruit drinks and carbonated beverages. However those claims may have been exaggerated. Medical doctors and experts warn to not follow the hype without getting the true information on this trendy drink. Coconut water is the clear...
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Improve Your Shower's Water Pressure

We take indoor plumbing for granted, considering it wasn't that long ago we had to bring in buckets of water inside. But that still doesn't help when you are in the shower with low water pressure. SO try some of these tricks to boost up your pressure. First off check to see if you home's water...
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The Right Hot Water Tank Temperature

There is no universal formula for hot water in your home. It is a setting you have to set yourself, so what is the ideal hot water heater temperature? Well there is no “perfect” hot water heater temperature for every single house but depending on who lives in your home and how much money you want...
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To Microwave, Or Not To Microwave!

Microwaves are great for certain purposes, but not for others. More often than not, you’re going to need to put your foods and drinks in something to microwave them and that needs to be deemed "microwave safe." There is virtually no debate that a glass plate, cup or container is the safest to use...
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Wean Kids Off Of Sugary Drinks

In a major shift, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now r ecommends all children under the age of 5 should mostly drink milk and water and not fruit juices and other sugary...
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Common Stain-Removing Mistakes

You remember the time that dollop of meat sauce landed on your white shirt and you started rubbing it vigorously with seltzer to try to get the stain out? That might not have been your best move. In fact, your dry cleaner can take one look at your garment and know exactly which steps you took to...
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A Chilled Beverage Calculator You'll Love

Nothing can slow the start of the weekend than realizing you forgot to put a bottle of wine into the refrigerator. But instead of plopping a couple of ice cubes into your Pinot, try this Chilled Drink Calculator , which was developed by physicist Álvaro Díez and drink expert Tibor Pal. The two...
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